2016 Chateau Olivier Blanc Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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DC 94 JL 91 WA 91 JD 90
DC 94

Decanter, December 2018

Clear minerality spirals through this wine. It has a salinity and grip that's just totally seductive. A more subtle and intellectual white than some, it has a fierce sense of energy and is just frankly delicious. A touch...
JL 91

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2019

This is ready for prime time drinking, if you like your white Bordeaux on the fresh side with loads of juicy yellow citrus fruits and a hint of honey. 91 Points Read more...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, November 2018

The Olivier 2016 Blanc gives up elderflower, lime juice and fresh Bosc pear scents with touches of honeysuckle, crushed stones and waxy lemons. Medium-bodied, the palate delivers wonderful tension and intensity with loads...
JD 90

jebdunnuck.com, February 2019

The 2016 Château Olivier Blanc has a bracing minerality as well as medium-bodied notes of tart peach, crushed rock, and lemon zest. It’s clean, beautifully balanced, and has balancing texture. The whites in 2016 are top...


Color & Type White
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Graves
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

The 2016 Chateau Olivier Blanc is a remarkable white wine hailing from the prestigious Bordeaux region in France. With its elegant appearance and enticing aromas, this wine is sure to captivate the senses of even the most discerning wine enthusiasts.

Pouring a pale straw color in the glass, the Chateau Olivier Blanc exudes sophistication and class. Its delicate and nuanced aromas immediately greet the nose, offering a bouquet of juicy yellow citrus fruits and a hint of honey. These enticing scents create an irresistible invitation to indulge in a sip.

On the palate, this white Bordeaux blend showcases a perfect balance between freshness and richness. Medium-bodied, it captivates with flavors of tart peach, crushed rock, and zesty lemon zest. The wine's bracing minerality adds a layer of complexity, while its clean and well-balanced nature makes it a pleasure to drink.

The 2016 vintage of Chateau Olivier Blanc has received high praise from esteemed wine critics. Jeff Leve awarded it an impressive score of 91 points, noting its freshness and abundance of juicy yellow citrus fruits. Jeb Dunnuck also commended this wine, giving it a score of 90 and highlighting its beautiful balance and texture. Meanwhile, Decanter awarded it an outstanding score of 94, describing its clear minerality, seductive salinity, and fierce sense of energy. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it 91 points, praising its tension, intensity, and honeyed citrus layers.

With a moderate alcohol percentage of 13.5%, the Chateau Olivier Blanc is a versatile wine that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of dishes. Its crisp acidity and vibrant flavors make it an excellent match for seafood, grilled vegetables, or creamy cheeses.

This exceptional white Bordeaux from the renowned Chateau Olivier Blanc is a testament to the quality and craftsmanship that the region is famous for. It is a wine that deserves a place in any wine lover's collection, offering a memorable and enjoyable experience with every sip.